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Gender Studies

  • Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
    Covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. Offers a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective that provides comparative analyses of the life experiences of men and women around the world.
  • Encyclopedia of Gender in Media Gale
    Examines the role of the media in enabling, facilitating, or challenging the social construction of gender in our society. (2012)
  • Gender: Sources, Perspectives & Methodologies
    This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women's, queer, and men's studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research. (2016)
  • International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Gale
    Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History Oxford
    With over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies
  • Prostitution and Sex Work Gale
    Provides an overview of prostitution and sex work in the United States, from the Colonial era to today, examining the issue as it affects men, women, and transgender individuals of all races and classes. (2011)
  • Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia Gale
    Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. (2002)

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